Buttonholing of conjunctival flaps at the time of filtering glaucoma surgery or a leak in the flap postoperatively can cause serious problems and may be most difficult to repair. A new delicate atraumatic needle has been used successfully in five cases to close conjunctiva to conjunctiva or conjunctiva to cornea defects.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Archives of ophthalmology|
|State||Published - May 1979|
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